influencer

Internet

I Scammed Influencer Caroline Calloway at Her Event, The Scam

The Instagram user has been selling a glamorous illusion; in reality, she seems to be struggling to pay her rent.
Anna Iovine
8.7.19
Food

Rachel Ama and the Trouble with Apolitical Food

The rising vegan YouTube star treads carefully around the tangled politics of race and veganism. For her, making accessible plant-based recipes is a form of activism.
Ruby Tandoh
7.16.19
cats mate

I Found Out How to Make My Cat an Influencer at the London Cat Expo

I want that Grumpy Cat money – but how do I get there?
Rosie Hewitson
5.28.19
Tweets of Our Time

Tweets of Our Time: That New One from The Pope

Pontifex, our Holy Memelord.
Lauren O'Neill
1.28.19
Instagram

Experts Explain Why 'Doin' it for the Gram' Makes Us Do Dumb Things

"As everything becomes a reality show, we forget that reality shows are actually staged, and we think that daily life is a reality show when it’s not."
Kara Weisenstein
7.16.18
News

Judge Slams Millennial Instagram Culture While Sentencing Woman for Cocaine Smuggling

Mélina Roberge received eight years for her part in a scheme to smuggle coke into Australia via a cruise ship.
Allison Tierney
4.19.18
Internet

I Lived Like a Professional Instagrammer for a Week

I didn't just live – I lifestyled.
Michael Buchinger
2.9.17
Gaming

The FTC Says Warner Bros. Hid Its Sponsorship of YouTube 'Shadow of Mordor' Videos

According to the FTC, Warner Bros. failed to ensure that influencers and video makers would "clearly and conspicuously" disclose that videos they made were actually paid advertisements.
Austin Walker
7.14.16